Other Pests

Flies

How to get rid of flies in your home

Carpet Beetles

How to get rid of carpet beetles in your home

Silverfish

How to get rid of silverfish in your home

Fleas

How to get rid of fleas in your home

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Getting rid of: 

flies

Poor cleanliness and unsealed cracks in windows and doors can lead to a fly infestation in your home.

Is it important to treat flies?

  • Flies feed by vomiting saliva onto food and then sucking up the liquid it produces.

  • Flies contaminate food with bacteria from their feet and guts.

  • This means they can transmit food poisoning to humans who consume the contaminated food.

The best way to control fly infestations is to hire a professional pest control company

Abal Environmental Services Ltd. use an insecticide spray treatment to eradicate flies.

Getting rid of: 

Carpet Beetles

Carpet beetles tend to be 2-4mm long, and look like a small ladybirds with brown, grey, and cream mottled colourings.

Adult carpet beetles tend to feed on pollen and nectar from flowers. They lay eggs in old bird nests, felt, and fabric materials.

Carpet beetle larvae can cause damage to the fabrics in your home. They feed on feathers, fur, wool, and hair. Finding holes along the seam of fabrics is a tell-tale sign of a carpet beetle infestation, as they like to bite through the thread.

Controlling carpet beetles before they cause significant damage to your home is crucial.

Abal Environmental Services Ltd. use an insecticide spray treatment to eradicate carpet beetles.

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Getting rid of: 

Silverfish

Silverfish are about 12mm long, shaped like a cigar, and grey/silver in colour.

These insects feed on the residues of substances like glue, wallpaper paste, and carbohydrate food waste.

Having a silverfish infestation in your home could indicate problems with damp that might need to be addressed.

Hiring a pest control company to manage silverfish problems is the best way to completely get rid of them.

Abal Environmental Services Ltd. use an insecticide spray treatment to eradicate silverfish.

Getting rid of: 

Fleas

Flea bites can cause intense irritation in humans and animals, meaning controlling flea infestations is essential.

The most common type of flea in the UK is the 'cat flea', although fleas can live on any warm blooded animal.

When not feeding, fleas and their eggs can most commonly be found in soft furnishings such as carpets, clothes, and pet bedding.

If you have a flea infestation in your home, you might even see them jumping from the carpets or furniture.

Abal Environmental Services Ltd. use an insecticide spray treatment to eradicate fleas.

 
 
 
 

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